Sentence Examples


  • 17), and they still wielded the national sarissa.
  • She wielded it well, but it usually meant the choice was never really hers.
  • Æthelflaed and her husband wielded almost kingly authority, and the royal title is often given them by the chroniclers.
  • For some eighteen months Ælfwyn seems to have wielded her mother's authority, and then, just before the Christmas of 919, Edward took Mercia into his own hands, and Ælfwyn was "led away" into Wessex.
  • The powers formerly vested in elective bodies were now to be wielded by prefects and sub-prefects, nominated by the First Consul and responsible to him.